The ECOreport reposts an analysis of the Fort McMurray Wildfire: Is Alberta’s most devastating inferno the result of climate Change? Or just another Wildfire?
Originally Published on University of Alberta News
By Bryan Alary
Record heat, tinder-dry conditions contributed to Alberta’s most devastating inferno, says UAlberta wildland fire professor. Expect more extremes in the future.
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NASA Photograph Documents Smoke From Canadian Wildfires Polluting the US
NASA via ENN
By Lynn Jenner
Canada has already had its share of wildfires this season, and the smoke from these wildfires is slowly drifting south over the United States’ Midwest. The drifting smoke can be seen in this Terra satellite image over Lake Michigan, as well as parts of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Indiana and Ohio. Continue reading Smoke From Canadian Wildfires Polluting the US
From the White House
A Video in which President Obama’s Science Advisor, Dr. John Holdren, explains in less than three minutes how the growing number of intense wildfires are linked in part, to climate change. Learn more at http://wh.gov/climate-change
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